Dr. David Gale, dean of the College of Health Sciences (formerly College of Allied Health and Nursing) at Eastern Kentucky University since 1973, has retired from the university.
Dr. Deborah Whitehouse, who had been serving as associate dean of the College, will serve as interim dean.
The EKU Center for the Arts Community Operations Board has elected officers and announced appointments for the 2011-12 term.
Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business & Technology, was re-elected as chair of the Board. Other officers re-elected were David Fernandez, vice chair, and Barry Poynter, treasurer.
The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing have received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The CCNE’s Board of Commissioners granted a 10-year accreditation, extending the programs’ continuing accreditation to Dec. 31, 2021.
AT&T has been announced as the Presenting Sponsor for the International Town and Gown Association’s 7th annual University-City Relations Conference, to be held at Eastern Kentucky University June 4-8, 2012.
The sponsorship was announced at a late afternoon news conference held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the EKU Center for the Arts.
By Stephanie Cole
Student Writer, EKU Public Relations
Across a scenic stretch of the winding Kentucky River, the Kentucky River Water Trail is being saved and improved ... by an artist.
No, Eastern Kentucky University has not established its own air force, but the university’s rapidly expanding Aviation Program has taken a leap in visibility with the first of many airplanes bearing an EKU design and color scheme.
It probably came as no surprise to local educator/entrepreneur Gus LaFontaine or local dentist Dr. Susan Vanstone when the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University was recently named the best of 15 such centers statewide.
Eastern Kentucky University’s ROTC team, “the Colonels’ Battalion,” brought home a second place title at the recent ROTC 7th Brigade Bold Warrior Challenge at Fort Knox.
Competing in the Central States Regional Ethics Bowl in Indianapolis for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 12, a newly formed student team from Eastern Kentucky University finished 10th among 22 teams from 19 schools.
Lt. Gen. Robert Yerks received more than two dozen awards for valor during his long and distinguished military career.
But it was an injured soldier in a hospital who paid the ultimate tribute to Yerks when he struggled “violently” just to raise his arm enough to salute the retired lieutenant general.